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Upper Tribunal (IAC) Reported Decisions: for April 2020

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In this series Adam summarises the reported decisions of the Upper Tribunal Immigration and Asylum Chamber for 2020 tackling them a month at a time. In this video he looks at the reported decisions for April 2020 on dependency for extended family members and the definition of a foreign criminal. The citations and links are given in the PDF link attached.

Upper Tribunal (IAC) Reported Decisions: March 2020


In this series Adam Pipe summarises the reported decisions of the Upper Tribunal Immigration and Asylum Chamber for 2020 tackling them a month at a time. In this video Adam looks at the reported decisions for March 2020.

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The cases discussed in the video are:

Ammari (EEA appeals - abandonment) Tunisia [2020] UKUT 124 (IAC) (2 March 2020)

Hysaj (Deprivation of Citizenship:Delay) Albania [2020] UKUT 128 (IAC) (19 March 2020)

Mansoor, R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] UKUT 126 (IAC) (11 March 2020)

MH (review; slip rule; church witnesses) Iran [2020] UKUT 125 (IAC) (11 March 2020)

WA (Role and duties of judge) Egypt [2020] UKUT 127 (IAC) (16 March 2020)

Younas (section 117B (6) (b); Chikwamba; Zambrano) Pakistan [2020] UKUT 129 (IAC) (24 March 2020)

Immigration Law Conversations: Digital Immigration Appeals

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In this Immigration Law Conversation Adam Pipe chats to Christopher Cole, Head of Immigration at Parker Rhodes Hickmotts Solicitors about digital appeals in the First-tier Tribunal Immigration and Asylum Chamber. The conversation includes the myHMCTS platform, practical issues surrounding digital appeals and Appeal Skeleton Arguments.

Links referred to in the video:

Immigration and Asylum Tribunal Chamber presidential practice statement note: COVID-19 pandemic

HMCTS online services for legal professionals

New Video - Tax Discrepancy Cases: §322(5), Dishonesty and Accountants’ Evidence

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In this immigration law update video Adam Pipe looks at three recent tax discrepancy cases concerning §322(5), dishonesty and evidence from accountants. The citations and links are below:

Abbasi (rule 43; para 322(5): accountants' evidence) Pakistan [2020] UKUT 27 (IAC) (8 January 2020)

Tahir Yaseen v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] EWCA Civ 157 (14 February 2020)

Ashfaq (Balajigari: appeals) [2020] UKUT 226 (IAC) (17 June 2020)